Category: Emotions

Travelling without Travelling

Mid-winter is the time when I get the most itchy to travel. It’s cold out, I feel confined by being inside all the time and I can’t remember the last time I was able to stand & enjoy… Read More

Wild Horse Warm Springs

It’s a romantic idea: a hot spring, secluded and private in the mountains. There’s no one around, just you and the beautiful mountain views, all yours to take in while you soak in warm water and fresh mountain… Read More

Fear of Travel

As I sat on the bus heading downtown, something about the way the “Stop Requested” lights shone made me feel like I was somewhere else. Like I was travelling somewhere foreign. And I thought about how some people… Read More

Urban Escape

Last night, I had the chance to try something really amazing: a sensory deprivation tank at Urban Escape. The float tank is an enclosed pool of water, loaded with enough Epsom salt to keep you floating no matter… Read More

2014 in Planes

I’m getting excited for 2014. It’s been a long while since I’ve been on an adventure. Winters are always particularly hard on me. The lack of sunlight and cold temperatures tend to make me just want to hibernate…. Read More

Moving and The “Mass”

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind. The (mis)adventure of moving took place over the course of two weeks. It was unexpected, daunting, and not something I care to repeat any time soon. The idea of packing… Read More

Travel as a Fitness Motivator & The Long Road Home

I’ve been debating writing this post for awhile now. In the last two and a half months, I’ve lost 30 pounds. Each time someone notices, they ask me, “What’s your secret?” It feels like every time I turn… Read More

Do not praise selfish travelers.

The above screenshot was taken from this article over at Matador Network. The website regularly features travelogues, some international news, and various other travel-related posts. I’ve been following them for a few years now and once in awhile,… Read More

Beautiful Saxon

I love my dogs as much as I love the most important people in my world. I would have trouble choosing between one of my dogs and the people closest to me. That isn’t a slight to those… Read More

Almost Topical

It’s less than a month away until I’ll be getting on a plane to go back to Jordan. I can’t say I pack this way, but I think it’s been tempting for everyone. There’s always that thing you… Read More